On Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:50:08 -0700, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote:

Quite the contrary. We establish qualifications, review resumes and conduct interviews. We hire based on that process and compare results. We adjust our theory each iteration and we are competing with all of the other companies doing the same thing, so there is wide consensus and verification. What is not scientific about that Michael? Lou?

Intent, for one very superficial thing. Your intent is to hire someone---not to figure out how something works.

--Lou Talman
  Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
  Metropolitan State University of Denver
  <http://rowdy.msudenver.edu/~talmanl>